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Proposed SEO for Electrical Contracting Industry

Following receipt of a request pursuant to Section 14 of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015, and having had regard to the provisions of Section 15 (2) and (3) of the said Act of 2015, the Labour Court hereby gives notice of its intention to conduct an examination of the terms and conditions relating to remuneration and any sick pay scheme or pension scheme applying to workers in the Electrical Contracting sector.

This could result in a recommendation from the Court for the making by the Minister of a Sectoral Employment Order under Section 17 of the said Act of 2015. Such an Order could provide for legally enforceable minimum terms and conditions of employment in the sector.

Any person wishing to make representations in the form of a written submission in relation to the examination should do so by 5.00p.m. on or before 6 February 2019. Any such representations should be sent by post to The Secretary, The Labour Court, Lansdowne House, Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4, or by E-mail to info@labourcourt.ie.

Representations received after that date shall not be considered.

The Court, following receipt of submissions, may decide to convene a hearing of parties appearing to the Court to be interested and desiring to be heard.

The Section 14 request is available on the following link https://www.workplacerelations.ie/en/WR_Bodies/Labour_Court/Notices/Notice_of_Intention_to_Conduct_an_Examination_into_Terms_and_Conditions_in_the_Electrical_Contracting_Industry_pursuant_to_section_15_of_the_Industrial_Relations_Amendment_Act_2015.html

 

Please note that it is the Court’s intention to publish all written submissions received on its website at www.workplacerelations.ie  and parties making submissions should ensure that all material submitted complies with all relevant regulatory legislation including Data Protection Legislation.

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Happy Christmas and New Year

 

 

AECI President Colm Walsh, Council Members & All The AECI Staff would like to wish you, your family and your staff a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.

We would like to thank you most sincerely for supporting the Electrical Contracting Industry in 2018 and looking forward for your support in the future.

 

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SAFE PASS COURSES

We are now hosting Safe Pass Courses every Wednesday and Saturday in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. The cost of this course is €105 for AECI Members or €115 for Non AECI Members. If you are interested in attending please contact our office at info@aeci.ie or 016102715 between 9am and 1pm Monday to Friday.

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ELECTRICAL TRADE SHOW 2018

We would like to thank all of the exhibitors and visitors to our annual Electrical Trade Show 2018 it was a great success for all involved.

We would like to thank Pierce Martin The General Manager of Safe Electric for opening the Electrical Trade Show and our AECI President Mr Colm Walsh for all his hard work with helping to organize the Electrical Trade Show 2018.

During the day we hosted the “Product of the Show Award” which was kindly sponsored by Johnson Controls. The winner on the day was EI Electronics for their 3000 series Full Circle Protection Multisensor which provides smartline wireless interconnection fire and gas detection coverage from one series.  Please do not hesitate to contact EI Electronics at www.eielectronics.ie sales@eielectronics.ie  061 471277 regarding this product. We would also like to thank Árachas / Aviva for sponsoring the golf tournament which took place on Wednesday 5th September, the winner was Pat King from King & Moffett.

We had a great turn out for Safe Electric’s hand on demonstrations and for the information seminars throughout the day.

We are looking forward to seeing you all once again at our 2019 Electrical Trade Show.

The AECI Team.

Golf Sponsored by Arachas / Aviva
Winner Pat King
Left to Right: Pat King – King & Moffatt, Colm Walsh – AECI President, John Norton – Arachas / Aviva

Product of the Show Award 2018
Sponsored by Johnson Controls
Winner – EI Electronics Left to Right Colm Walsh AECI President – Derek McNally Johnson Controls – Sean Meally EI Electronics – Chris Lundy Executive Secretary AECI

 

 

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ELECTRICAL TRADE SHOW 2017

We would like to thank everyone who attended and exhibited at the annual Electrical Trade Show 2017 which took place in the Red Cow Moran’s Hotel on Thursday 31st August. It was a very successful day which was enjoyed by all. We would also like to thank Árachas / Aviva Insurance for sponsoring the Golf on Wednesday 30th August which took place in Killeen Golf Club Kill Co. Kildare. John Brennan was the 2017 Golf Winner.

Pierce Martin the General Manager from Safe Electric / Reci was our opening speaker who gave an excellent account of the Electrical Industry at present. Safe Electric / Reci also gave a Seminar entitled “Changes to Domestic Smoke Detectors & Changes to Cables”,  followed by Quigg Golden who gave a seminar entitled “Government Contracts & New Contracts for Tender” & Wood Communications finished the seminars for the day with the “Importance of Structured Cabling”. Safe Electric / Reci were doing hands on demonstrations throughout the day which was a big hit with the Electricians and Electrical Contractors.

The product of the show award went to Megger for there DCM305E EARTH LEAKAGE CLAMPMETER, you can learn more about this product by following this link:

https://uk.megger.com/earth-leakage-clampmeter-dcm305e

We look forward to hopefully seeing you all there again next year!

AECI

Product of the Show 2017

John Brennan Golf 2017 Winner Sponsored by Arachas. Above: Being presented with a Magnum of Champagne for getting a Hole In One! Below: Being presented with Golf Cup.

Pierce Martin, General Manager, Safe Electric / RECI

Chris Lundy, Pierce Martin, Tommy Maher and Mattie Ryan

ETAG

EI ELECTRONICS

SWITCH

METAC

CANAVAN FORD

CANAVAN FORD

WILLIAM HAYES SAFETY

ATEX

PRECISION CABLES

IEBA

CWPS

KELLIHERS

ARACHAS

AMBREX

EXCEL

LIGHTNING TECHNOLOGY

EPCAMS

EASTERN ELECTRICAL

WOOD COMMUNICATIONS

BROTHER

SURGE

VISION RADIO FIRE AND BROTHER

IDH

WEEE IRELAND

PENINSULA

 

ROBUS

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Product of the Show Award – Electrical Trade Show 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Electrical Trade Show which took place on Thursday 1st September in the Red Cow Moran’s Hotel was once again a Success! And enjoyed by both Attendees and Exhibitors.

The winner of our Product of The Show Award went to Gerry Quigley from Brother for there P-touch E550WVP Industrial PC Labelling Machine which creates durable labels for electrical or datacom installations, via the easy to use built in labelling functions, PC Software or from your Smartphone or Table with the Brother Cable Labelling app. Please see www.brother.ie for more details on this amazing product.

We would like to thank everyone who attended the Electrical Trade Show and supported the Electrical Industry.

The AECI Team.

 

 

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Construction Contracts Adjudication Service

On Monday 25th July 2016 the Construction Contracts Act came into effect. This should be of interest to most of our members as it is a means of getting paid on time and if not it goes to an adjudication stage. I suggest you look at the two links indicated below and get familiar with the procedure. On Thursday 1st September 2016 we will have a speaker at our Electrical Trade Show who will elaborate further on this topic and this should be an very informative Seminar.

We are also looking at a simple contract that Electrical Contractors can use for small and domestic work in an attempt to avoid any misunderstandings with the client at the end of a project.

https://www.djei.ie/en/Construction-Contracts-Adjudication-Service/

https://www.djei.ie/en/Publications/Information-Booklet-Construction-Contracts-Act-2013.html

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Trade Show 2016

Our Annual Electrical Trade Show takes place on Thursday 1st September 2016 at the Red Cow Moran’s Hotel Dublin from 10am to 8pm. Admission is FREE OF CHARGE. It is an excellent opportunity  for Electrical Contractors, Wholesalers, Architects, Engineers, Facility Managers and Electricians to see the most advanced Products and Services available. We will also have Demonstrations and Seminars on the day. Our opening Speaker is Pierce Martin, General Manager from RECI.

Also if you would like to take part in our Electrical Trade Show 2016 we have a few remaining Stands left, but hurry as they are booking up quickly. Please contact our office on 01 6102715 or email info@aeci.ie for more information.

Looking forward to seeing you on the day of the Trade Show.

AECI

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ELECTRICAL TRADE SHOW 2015 – HOTEL KILKENNY

The Electrical Trade Show 2015 starts today in Kilkenny in the Hotel Kilkenny @ 4.00pm till 9.00pm and also tomorrow the 4th September @ 9.00am till 3.00pm. Seminars start today from 5.00pm after Mr John McGuinness TD opens the show.

Below is the list of all the Seminars taking place and we hope to see you all there supporting the AECI.

Electrical Trade Show 2015 – Hotel Kilkenny 3/4th September

Seminars:

Thursday 3rd September 2015

Show open at 4.00pm

  • 4.00pm – Dignitary to open the Electrical Trade Show 2015 Mr John McGuinness TD 
  • 5.00pm – CER – Future of SSB’s and ETCI Sheenagh Rooney 
  • 7.00pm – Wood Communications Structured Cabling, Fibre Optics, Wi-Fi and IP plus Training 

 

Friday 4th September 2015

 

  • 9.00am – Proposed New European Standard for Services in Fire & Security Systems – Apollo – Frank Pierce 
  • 10.30am – Construction PV – Photo Voltaic 
  • 12.30pm – Michael Brennan – Update on IS3217 (Emergency Lighting) & Future Trends in Lighting.

SEMINARS – ELECTRICAL TRADE SHOW 2015

Seminars that run at the Electrical Trade Show in Kilkenny on the 03rd / 04th September are

* CER – Sheenagh Rooney

* Photo Voltaic

* Lighting in to the future

 

Come along and check these out